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The year of faith

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Five years ago today I woke up not knowing this man or this place existed. Actually, that is not entirely true.

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Purple Heart - A Treasury at Etsy

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A great way to help bring attention to a favorite Etsy shop or item is to create your own Treasury list ...

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Titles elude me at this moment

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Take a minute, if you are a knitter, and think about how many knitters there are around the world and then multiply that by some number that seems reasonable to predict how many hand knit gifts will be made this year ...

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The Advent of Santa

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Today I show you 17 Santas from my collection ... Christmas is drawing quite near indeed.  It snowed again, lightly, this morning and things are looking very lovely outside our many windows.  My favorite sight is looking outside the dining room windows and seeing the barn in the snow. It looks most Christmasey to me, for some reason. Santa, Day 16 is one my husband purchased for me in the Adirondack mountains, at the Adirondack museum, on a fall vacation we took a couple of years ago. This Santa also reminds us of our cottage and our times in the...

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The Bus Stops Here

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I was up very late this evening and into the wee hour (1:00 is just one wee hour and I went to bed right after this post which I did at 1:10 a.m. or so, so yes, singular "wee" hour) of the morning. There is a book project I am working on and there was a long, long wait while files uploaded and re-uploaded. While I waited I dreamed I was on a shopping trip in the city on a bus. In my dream I got off at each bus stop and shopped at the store right in front of...

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